Breaking down No. 1 recruit Walter Nolen's commitment to Texas A&M over SEC foes

No. 1-ranked prospect Walter Nolen, a 6-foot-4, 325-pound defensive tackle, committed to Texas A&M over Georgia, Tennessee, Michigan and Florida. ThreeStep

For the second recruiting cycle in a row, Texas A&M has landed a five-star defensive lineman.

Walter Nolen, the top-ranked prospect in the 2022 class who committed to the Aggies on Saturday, joins 2021 top-five defensive end Shemar Turner, who has already begun to flash as a freshman.

With the addition of Nolen, Texas A&M is adding a defender who can be so disruptive that he can alter opposing game plans similar to how former Nebraska standout Ndamukong Suh impacted them.